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Grand Rapids: Last Minute Halloween Activities

When October rolls around the sky turns gloom and red leaves blanket the ground with morning dew drops. It’s the perfect time of the year to enjoy outdoor activities before the first snowfall and Halloween brings many new experiences to the Grand Rapids area. Whether you enjoy the thrill of haunted houses or would rather to stay inside with friends, there is something for everyone on this last minute Halloween activities list that you should do before they’re gone for another year.


We all know kids love candy, and Trunk-or-Treat is perfect for kids who want to quickly dress up and pocket a load of sweets. Members of the community decorate their trunks and load up on candy to pass out to young visitors looking for a fun Halloween time. Locations are spread all across the Metro Grand Rapids area and take place at different times throughout the afternoon so get your kids ready and fill that candy bucket!

Trunk-or-Treat events are still up and running through November 1st and locations are all over West Michigan so visit this website to find your closest Trunk-or-Treat and times so your kids don't miss out on their Halloween candy!

The Haunt

What screams Halloween more than a haunted house? The people inside it. With a new location and new ownership, The Haunt just got scarier. This year they’re featuring five chilling stories guests will be able to discover as they try and make their way through the ghost infested halls of this terrifying attraction. Tickets are still available if you want to get your scream on and don’t worry, safety precautions are solidified to assure everyone can experience the thrill.

Visit their website to purchase your tickets before The Haunt vanishes till next year!

General Admission:

$30 - per single ticket

$25 - when purchasing 6-10 tickets for group

The Haunted Forest Cannonsburg

Are you ready to be scared? The Haunted Forest is filled with zombies, witches and monsters straight from your nightmares. Guests will enter the dark woods and follow the winding dirt path as they make their journey to the other side. Don’t be shocked if you see a ghost or two as the sun falls under the horizon, they love to make visitors scream. It will be cold, it will be spooky, so bring the whole family and enjoy The Haunted Forest.

Visit their website to purchase your tickets!

General Admission:

$20 - per person if booked online

$25 - per person at the door

Express Lane: Beat the wait

$30 - per person if booked online

$35 - per person at the door

Dates and Times:

October 29th 6pm-9pm

October 30th 6pm-10pm

October 31st 6pm-10pm

Johnny's Treasure Quest

Johnny’s Treasure Quest is coming to Grand Rapids on October 31st and this treasure hunt isn’t for the light hearted. For a chance to win $8,000 this quest will lead its adventure hungry guests around Kent County to solve Johnny’s riddles, read maps and decipher clues until one lucky person finds the X that marks the spot. This unique attraction is only here for a short time so don’t miss out on the fun! Grab a friend and become treasure hunters this October.

General Admission:

$59.99 - per household partaking in event

Visit their website to buy your tickets and remember to join their Facebook page after purchasing to take your place in the quest for Johnny's treasure.

Ghoul Glow Golf

Bring your family to Great Lakes Glow Golf, October 31st between 11am - 11pm, to have a fun time while brushing up on your putt-putt skills. With 18 holes of spooky fun, wear a costume to be entered into their raffle for a chance to win some amazing prizes. Hourly door prizes will also be given out and nearly 20 arcade games will be set to free! Stop in to play on their cemetery themed course and don’t worry, safety precautions will be in play as you enjoy this fun Halloween event.

General Admission:

$7 - per person

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